Missionary Weekly Reflection Twenty Nineth Sunday of Ordinary Time, 20 October 2019 WORLD MISSION SUNDAY Ex. 17:8-13; Ps. 121:1- 2,3-4,5-6,7-8; 2Tim. 3:14 - 4:2; Luk. 18:1-8 Judge vs widow: unequal duel! At least that is the first impression. Moreover, the Judge was introduced as someone who "did not fear of God nor respect human", while … Continue reading Mighty Widow Disturbing The Tyranny
Missionary Weekly Reflection Twenty Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time, 13 October 2019 2Kings 5:14-17; Ps. 98:1,2-3ab,3cd-4; 2Tim. 2:8-13; Luk. 17:11-19 This Gospel is about border and distance. Jesus walked to Jerusalem, travelling through Samaria and Galilee. Samaria was a non-indigenous territory: a mixed race that was not purely Jewish. Their religion was also labeled as … Continue reading God Doesn’t Care About Human-Made Border
Missionary Weekly Reflection Twenty Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time, 6 October 2019 The Feast of Guardian Angels Hab. 1:2-3; 2:2-4; Ps. 95:1-2,6-7,8-9; 2Tim. 1:6-8,13-14; Luk. 17:5-10 "Increase our faith!" That is the request from the Apostles. They focus on increasing the faith, not on the faith they have possessed! This is old disease. Humans do … Continue reading “Having faith” as servant
Missionary Weekly Reflection Twenty Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time, 29 September 2019 Am. 6:1a,4-7; Ps. 146:7,8- 9a,9bc-10; 1Tim. 6:11-16; Luk. 16:19-31 Another famous story from Luke, the Evangelist. A rich man vs a poor man, living at present world and the world after. The contrast of the two is clearly illustrated. The rich is dressed … Continue reading The Poor Man Whose Name is “Lazarus”
Missionary Weekly Reflection Twenty Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time, 22 September 2019 Am. 8:4-7; Ps. 113:1-2,4- 6,7-8; 1Tim. 2:1-8; Luk. 16:1-13 (Luk. 16:10-13) This is the most difficult parable. The indeed dishonest treasurer was praised and set as a model! God's story is full of surprise. Just name some stories: 'a Samaritan was made as … Continue reading Be Smart – Sincere In Using Mammon!
Missionary Weekly Reflection Twenty Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time, 15 September 2019 Ex. 32:7-11, 13-14; Ps. 51:3-4, 12-13, 17, 19; 1 Tim. 1:12-17; Luk. 15:1-32 (Luk. 15:1-10) Luke tells a story about two sons. The two of them went to different destinations: the youngest went to a distant country, the eldest to the field. Only … Continue reading The Ballad of the Youngest and the Eldest
Missionary Weekly Reflection Twenty Third Sunday of Ordinary Time, 08 September 2019 Wis. 9:13-18; Ps. 90:3-4,5- 6,12-13,14,17; Phil. 9b-10,12-17; Luk. 14:25-33 Last week it was about feast, today is about journey. From sitting together with religionist, Jesus walked with the crowd (v. 25). He continued His journey to the cross. He must clarify the purpose … Continue reading Fighter Disciple Dares To Carry The Cross